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What Athletes Can Teach Us About Pain Tolerance

Check out this Report on Pain Tolerance We've all seen a tackle in professional football that literally made us wince, blocks in basketball that made our toes curl, or for hockey fans, body checks that made all of us cringe as watched the other player careen to the other side [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:03:46-07:00October 9th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on What Athletes Can Teach Us About Pain Tolerance

Late Night Workouts

I’m a bit of a late bloomer. I was 17 and still had a squeaky voice. I think my beard officially came in when I turned 26, and I became a workaholic just a few years ago. As such, I’m often found behind my desk while the kids are sleeping [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:09:04-07:00May 9th, 2013|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Late Night Workouts

Start Fitness Now

Six years ago, I started putting on weight. I wasn’t exactly petite before, but when my sister passed away at 27, all of my dietary plans went out the window. I put on another 30 pounds in the next few months, which, unfortunately, were also around the time of my [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:09:14-07:00May 7th, 2013|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Start Fitness Now

Fans, Pain, Sports

Fandom and Pain I’ve mentioned a few times here before that I’m a baseball fan, and that my team is the Boston Red Sox. A few years back, I remember getting all excited because they were picking up this killer pitcher that I knew was going to take the team [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:09:17-07:00May 3rd, 2013|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Fans, Pain, Sports

Running Pain

Let me just come right out and say it: I don’t exercise as much as I should. And by “as much,” I really mean “at all,” because most of my time is spent sitting (or standing) and clacking away at a keyboard. I do go play with my son at [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:09:23-07:00May 2nd, 2013|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Running Pain

Kids And Sports

There are a whole lot of things to consider when it comes to kids and sports. My son is three. Currently, he likes to hold a baseball bat by the wrong end and he prefers to kick a soccer ball that's fairly flat. But he's a boy, and it's likely [...]

By |2016-05-03T10:54:01-07:00May 1st, 2013|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Kids And Sports